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Essentials of Health Law

Get an overview of health care laws and how they pertain to provider organizations. The course includes an examination of today's most pressing health care legal issues: medical error liability, managed care contracting, patient rights and equal opportunity in the workplace.

You'll also learn about:

  • Contracts: How to negotiate the best contracts for your organization
  • Antitrust and conflicts of interest
  • The Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act and other critical patient care issues
  • Handling problem physicians: How to protect patients and the organization
  • Medical compliance and billing errors

10.5 Total CME

Course Objectives

  • Interpret statutes and judicial opinions that affect health care.
  • Examine how the law affects business relationships and the health care decision-making process.
  • Explore the legal trends in legal liability for hospitals and managed care organizations and ways to reduce the risk.
  • Identify problem practitioners and develop effective strategies for dealing with them.
  • Review issues related to managed care, including key contract provisions.

Method of Participation

To complete this program successfully and claim credit, participants must follow these steps:

  • Read the educational objectives provided on the course summary page.
  • Attend the sessions or watch all the video lectures for this course (if applicable).
  • Read any course materials and complete any required activities.
  • Complete the course evaluation and post-test via your dashboard on the Association website. Successful completion of a given activity's post-test requires a minimum 75% passing score prior to claiming CME credit, with three attempts allowed.
  • CME certificates will be available for printing after claiming CME credit.
  • Estimated time for course completion is equivalent to the CME credit hours.

Key Dates

Access to Course Expires: 365 days from purchase date of course


Planner Disclosure: The planners (American Association for Physician Leadership® staff) for this activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Faculty Disclosure: The faculty for this activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.


The American Association for Physician Leadership® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing education for physicians.


The American Association for Physician Leadership® designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


Cancellation Policy

Registrations are eligible for a full refund or transfer to another course (that occurs within 12 months) for up to 72 hours after purchase. A $100 processing fee applies to cancellations or transfers after 72 hours, but before the cancellation deadline of January 8, 2018. Cancellations after January 8, 2018. are not eligible for refund or transfer.

Registrations may not be transferred to another person at any time. All refunds will be issued to the original form of payment. Refunds or transfers are not available if testing has occurred or CME has been claimed.

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